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Re: Getting a Full Tank in a 90Q

At 05:07 PM 8/27/97 -0700, you wrote:

>"The fuel tank of the Audi 90 quattro holds approx. 17.0 gal./64 liters. 
>Reserve is 2.1 gal./8 liters of total capacity." p. 102
>"When the needle reaches the red area, there is a reserve of 2.1 U.S. 
>gal./8 liters of fuel left in the tank" p. 58
>This gives me the impression that "reserve" fuel capacity is included 
>within the total capacity, as opposed to being in addition to the total 
>capacity. So, when I'm limping into the gas station on fumes, almost 
>stalling, I should expect to pump about 17.0 gal., not 19.1 gal.
>I also get the impression that when the needle is at the bottom of the 
>red, there isn't supposed to be any fuel left (the "reserve" fuel has 
>already been burned).

There is an amount left to prevent overheating the pump from lack of
cooling. My tq has 21.5 gal, most I've ever shoehorned was about 19 - WAY
after every alarm and blinking light had given up at annoying me...

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                                   EMCM(SW) Dave Head  
87 5KCStq 204K miles                1.7 bar 
    qcusa #3442                 Maitland, Florida